Navajo Sandstone, Kayenta and Moenave Formations

Navajo Sandstone, Kayenta and Moenave Formations. Includes Zion National Park (Navajo Ss).
State Utah
Name Navajo Sandstone, Kayenta and Moenave Formations
Geologic age Early to Middle Jurassic
Lithologic constituents
Sedimentary > Clastic > Mixed-clastic > Sandstone-mudstone (Bed)The Moenave and Kayenta Formations
Sedimentary > Clastic > Sandstone > Arenite (Bed)
Sedimentary > Carbonate > Limestone (Bed)
Comments Continental; Moenave and Kayenta deposited in river, flood plain, playa, lake; Navajo was eolian dune field
Stratigraphic units Glen Canyon Sandstone

Hintze, L.F., 1980, Geologic map of Utah: Utah Geological and Mineral Survey, scale 1:500,000.

Biek, R.G., Willis, G.C., Hylland, M.D., and Doelling, H.H., 2000, Geology of Zion National Park, Utah, in Sprinkel, D.A., Chidsey, Jr., T.C., and Anderson, P.B., Geology of Utah's Parks and Monuments: Utah Geological Association Publication 28, p. 107-138.

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Counties Beaver - Iron - Kane - Piute - Washington